World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 20, 2015
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today inaugurated construction work on a China-backed $10 billion nuclear power plant near Karachi to add 1,100 megawatts to the energy-starved country's electric grid.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 2, 2014
China has agreed to lend Pakistan $6.5 billion to help build nuclear power stations including a 2,200-megawatt plant in Karachi, as Beijing increases its involvement in the cash-strapped country.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
With the country facing severe power shortage, Pakistan plans to set up seven functional nuclear plants of 1,100 MW each by 2030 in addition to four units of 300 MW, producing a total of 8,900 MW of electricity.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 21, 2013
Pakistan has nearly completed external construction of a fourth reactor building at the Khushab nuclear complex that produces plutonium for the country's nuclear weapons programme, according to a US think tank.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday launched the construction of the country's biggest atomic power plant and vowed to pursue further projects to make nuclear the largest energy source.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 25, 2013
Tacitly confirming reports of signing of an agreement with Pakistan to build a huge 1000 MW nuclear power plant, China today defended the deal saying that it confirmed to safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and rejected allegations that it has violated Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) norms.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 27, 2012
Western states pressured China at closed-door talks last week to address concerns about its plans to expand a nuclear power plant in Pakistan and provide more information, but were rebuffed, two diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 23, 2012
Pakistan plans to build two coastal nuclear power plants with a capacity of 1,000 Megawatt each in the southern port city of Karachi to meet the future energy needs of the financial hub, according to a media report today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 10, 2011
Pakistan has completed construction of the Chashma-II nuclear power plant with China's cooperation and the facility has started producing 300 MW of electricity on a trial basis.The project was completed ahead of schedule in a period of five years. The plant has been connected to the national electricity grid, state-run APP news agency reported.Sour...
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2010
Unfazed by global concerns, Beijing and Islamabad are in talks to set up a new giant one gigawatt atomic power plant in Pakistan, as China is set to expand its investment in nuclear power generation by nearly USD 120 billion over the next decades.Qiu Jiangang, Vice President of the state run China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which has alre...